Definitions

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  • abbreviation zidovudine

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  • noun an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow

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Examples

  • A total of 894 children received either the standard NVP regimen or NVP plus ZDV, and were checked for HIV infection at six to eight weeks after birth.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Health at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, assessed the standard nevirapine (NVP) regimen against a combination of NVP and zidovudine (ZDV) among HIV-positive mothers and their infants at six clinics in Blantyre, Malawi.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The risk of transmission within two months of birth was 6.5 percent among infants in the standard regime, and 6.9 percent who received NVP plus ZDV.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

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  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • In this study, researchers from the University of Utah and Emory University/Veterans Affair Medical Center tested how effectively 45 compounds used to treat HIV and other viral infections worked against XMRV. zidovudine (ZDV or AZT), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) -- also prevented XMRV replication.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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